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Wed. 11:57 a.m.: UPDATE: No identification found on body in Mahoning River

WARREN — Police and the Trumbull County Coroner's Office are continuing attempts today to identify the body found Tuesday evening in the Mahoning River near Perkins Park. No identification was found on a body that was discovered by a softball player just before 7 p.m., a police report ...

Wed. 9:12 a.m.: Justice agrees to turn over docs; impeachment cry grows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House intelligence committee has postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Department after the department agreed to hand over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. California Rep. Adam Schiff said ...

Wed. 9:01 a.m.: Iranian lawmaker says he doesn’t want war with US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will "under no circumstances" enter a war either directly or indirectly with the United States, a prominent reformist Iranian lawmaker said today, as both Washington and Tehran try to ease heightened tensions in the region. The reported comments by Heshmatollah ...

Wed. 8:52 a.m.: N. Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech. Pyongyang's official Korean Central News ...

Wed. 8:48 a.m.: UK leader in peril as Brexit offer slammed

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure today to scrap a planned vote on her tattered Brexit blueprint — and to call an end to her embattled premiership — after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition ...

Tue. 10:26 a.m.: US home sales fell 0.4 percent in April amid limited supply

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales slipped 0.4 percent in April, as would-be homebuyers face affordability challenges and a limited supply of starter houses. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that existing homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.19 million last ...

Tue. 9:41 a.m.: Ghost will haunt Covelli Centre

The hard rock/metal act Ghost will bring its theatrical live show to the Covelli Centre on Oct. 10. The Youngstown show is part of the band's Ultimate Tour Named Death. Cardinal Copia and the seven Nameless Ghouls will perform for more than two hours on a stage set resembling a medieval ...

Tue. 9:06 a.m.: McGahn to skip hearing as Democrats debate next steps

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are facing yet another attempt by President Donald Trump to limit their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena for his testimony on orders from the White House. A lawyer for McGahn said he would follow the ...

Tue. 8:34 a.m.: Tornado confirmed near Tulsa airport; water closes highway

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system spawned a confirmed tornado this morning near Tulsa International Airport, after shutting down an interstate highway and prompting water rescues elsewhere in the state. More tornadoes, along with hail and damaging winds were predicted as the ...

Tue. 8:29 a.m.: Frenchman in vegetative state kept alive after appeal to UN

PARIS (AP) — A last-ditch appeal to the United Nations has forced French doctors to resume life support for a man who has been in a vegetative state for years and whose case has drawn attention across Europe. Vincent Lambert was critically injured in a 2008 car accident, and his parents and ...

Tue. 8:27 a.m.: Huawei: US controls have ‘no impact,’ talking to Google

BEIJING (AP) — The founder of Huawei expressed confidence Washington's curbs on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and said today it is discussing "emergency relief" from Google for possible loss of services for its smartphone business. Huawei Technologies Ltd., the ...

Mon. 11:50 a.m.: Warren shooting victim identified

WARREN - Marcel D. Tipton, 33, of Niles, has been identified as the motorcyclist wounded in a shooting early Saturday near 2114 North Park Ave. Tipton was found around 2:30 a.m. lying in a field. He was transported to Trumbull Regional Medical Center. The motorcycle he was riding was found in ...

Mon. 11:45 a.m.: Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobs

DETROIT (AP) - Ford will cut 7,000 white-color workers worldwide as part of its long-awaited restructuring plan, preparing for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles, the auto giant announced today. The major revamp, which had been under way since last year, will save about $600 million ...

Sat. 11:54 p.m.: Howland man shares memories of pal Tim Conway

COMING SUNDAY: Most folks' memories of Tim Conway involve the times he made them laugh on "The Carol Burnett Show," "McHale's Navy" or one of his other acting jobs. John Snyder of Howland, who grew up in Warren, remembers the sweet assignment Conway helped him get when both served in the ...

Sat. 11:49 p.m.: Trumbull’s suicide rate ranks 9th in Ohio

COMING SUNDAY: Trumbull County has one of the highest suicide rates in Ohio, making the top 10 of Ohio's 88 counties, according to a report from the Ohio Alliance for Innovation on Population Health released last week. The group tracked the number of suicides from 2008 to 2017. Trumbull ...

Sat. 8:53 p.m.: Sewer rates to rise in Trumbull County

COMING SUNDAY: Sewer rates are going to rise for at least 13,000 households and businesses in at least 14 different communities, and — depending on how Trumbull County commissioners handle the upcoming changes — the increase could affect an additional 7,800. Trumbull County has two sewer ...

Sat. 8:30 p.m.: Investigation continues in Warren shooting this morning

WARREN — Police continue to investigate shooting early this morning that left a motorcycle rider with multiple gunshot wounds. A resident in the 2200 block of North Park Avenue near Federal Street called the Trumbull County 911 Center at 2:31 a.m. today to the sound of four gunshots ...

Fri. 7:45 p.m.: Sheriff’s office joins FBI task force

WARREN - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is expanding the reach of its Mahoning Valley Violent Crime Task Force into Trumbull County with a new partnership with the Trumbull County Sheriff's Office. "The FBI is pleased to partner with the Warren Police Department and Trumbull County ...

Fri. 8 p.m.: Five apply for 63rd House seat

WARREN - Five people met today's deadline to apply to the Ohio House Democratic Caucus to fill the empty 63rd District seat. A screening panel of Democratic state representatives will interview applicants to make a recommendation to the 37-member minority caucus for a replacement for ex-state ...

Fri. 9:14 a.m.: Man found shot to death on Solar Street NW, Warren

WARREN — A man was found dead in a driveway on Solar Street NW after gunshots were heard in the area late Thursday, according to a Warren Police Department news release. Michael Jones, 37, Johnston Street, Akron, died at the scene, according to the release and a 911 call log. Officers ...